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Abhisit: Thailand is Coming Back

Extracts from a press briefing given last week by Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva at the World Economic Forum’s East Asia Summit. Apologies for the low quality, I shot it with my mobile phone. I believe this is the only video record of the conference.
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Youth in the Middle East

The future of youth in the Middle East is a fascinating topic of tremendous importance for the Middle East and also the world. The statistics are quite shocking. Below a few notes from preparations for a workshop I am running at the World Economic Forum meeting in Jordan. These are taken from an excellent recent
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Radio Free Europe declares me a Davos depressive

I had a good Davos wrap-up conversation with Ronald Synovitz of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. He concluded – correctly – that I came out of the meeting with a fairly depressed view of the state of the world. I found my breakfast with Shimon Peres particularly depressing. The feeling was that the economic crisis will
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